Courtney Peoples and Landon Vick united in marriage

May. 12, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

Courtney Blaire Peoples of Franklinton and Landon Joseph Vick of Youngsville were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. March 8, 2014, at Woodland Baptist Church in Wake Forest with the Rev. Jimmy Scott, uncle of the bride, officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Eddie Peoples and Janice Peoples of Franklinton. She is the granddaughter of Maurice and Alice Hock of Franklinton and Brenda Peoples of Oxford. She graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in family and community services.

The groom is the son of Stephen and Jamie Vick of Youngsville. He is the grandson of Patricia Smith of Youngsville and Henry Vernell Vick of Tarboro. He has a Master of Science degree in accounting from East Carolina University.

The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her mother and father.

The matron of honor was Amanda Vick, sister-in-law of the bride. The maid of honor was Cayleigh Peoples, sister of the bride. The bridesmaids were Ashley Wercholuk, Caitlin Strange, Colby Moore, Kaitlyn Trotter, Megan Champion and Brynley Stokes, all friends of the bride.

The best man was Stephenn Vick, father of the groom. The groomsmen were Ryan Vick, brother of the groom, and Josh Collins, Kristopher Abshire, Kyle Abshire, Davis Sloan and Chase Crabtree, all friends of the groom.

Michaela Abshire, friend of the groom, served as flower girl. Brayden Stokes, friend of the bride, served as ring bearer.

Music was provided by pianist Susan Lacy and soloists Kip Abshire and Suzanne Carter.

The wedding was directed by Betty Rose May and Gaye Champion.

Madison McFadden and McKenzie Wheeler served as attendants.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Pilot Lions Club hosted by the bride’s father.

After a honeymoon trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple now resides in New Bern.


Pre-wedding showers/events


A church shower was held for the couple at Woodland Baptist Church.

Alice Hock and Janice Peoples hosted a family shower for the couple.

The bridesmaids dinner was hosted by Patt Smith.

The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s parents, Stephen and Jamie Vick, at Woodland Baptist Church.

A bachelorette party was held for the bride in Savannah, Ga.

For a bachelor party, the groom attended a five-day cruise.